2 Fast 2 Furious is a high-octane action movie that follows former LAPD officer Brian O’Conner, played by Paul Walker, as he teams up with ex-convict Roman Pearce, portrayed by Tyrese Gibson, to take down a powerful drug lord. The film was directed by John Singleton and released in 2003, serving as the second installment in The Fast and the Furious franchise. Filmed entirely in and around Florida, the movie’s thrilling car chases, races, and stunts take place in iconic Miami locations, showcasing the city’s beautiful landscapes and high-energy atmosphere.
The American Airlines Arena, situated on Biscayne Boulevard in Miami, was the location for the first race in the movie, while the Seven Mile Bridge in the Florida Keys was the setting for Brian’s drive to the race. The bridge, stretching over seven miles of ocean and connecting Knight’s Key to Little Duck Key, provides a breathtaking backdrop for one of the movie’s most memorable scenes. Other notable locations include Carter’s Home, Rickenbacker Marina, and Mana Wynwood Convention Center. Fans of the movie can visit these locations and relive the excitement of the film, imagining themselves in the heart of the action.
American Airlines Arena, Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL, United States (First race)
Google Maps Co-ordinates: 25.781459, -80.186969
This location hosted the first race in the movie, where Paul Walker and Tyrese Gibson’s characters compete against each other. The arena is a famous sports and entertainment venue located in the Biscayne Boulevard of Miami.
Seven Mile Bridge, Florida Keys, Florida, USA (Brian on his way to the first race seen in the movie along the Seven Mile Bridge)
Google Maps Co-ordinates: 24.702382, -81.155166
The Seven Mile Bridge is a scenic bridge that connects Knight’s Key to Little Duck Key in the Florida Keys. In the movie, this bridge is featured in a memorable scene where Brian (Paul Walker) is on his way to the first race seen in the movie.
S Miami Ave, Miami, FL (Bridge Jump Scene)
Google Maps Co-ordinates: 25.769973, -80.193502
This Miami Avenue bridge is the location of a thrilling scene in the movie where Brian (Paul Walker) jumps his car over a drawbridge as it is rising.
100 SE 32nd Rd, Miami, FL (Carter’s Home)
Google Maps Co-ordinates: 25.745794, -80.209605
The stunning waterfront home of the villain, Carter Verone, was filmed at a real Miami estate that was built in 1972.
Rickenbacker Marina, Virginia Key Beach Park, Rickenbacker Causeway, Key Biscayne, FL (Car/Boat impound)
Google Maps Co-ordinates: 25.745151, -80.174269
The Rickenbacker Marina, located at Virginia Key Beach Park, is where Brian and Roman complete a task for the chance to work for Carter.
Mana Wynwood Convention Center, Northwest 23rd Street, Miami, FL, United States (The Scramble) (Built in 1972 – More Info)
Google Maps Co-ordinates: 25.798250, -80.201950
Mana Wynwood Convention Center: The Mana Wynwood Convention Center is a 100,000 sqft event space located in the heart of the Wynwood Arts District of Miami. In the movie, it was used as the location for “The Scramble,” where Brian (Paul Walker) and Roman (Tyrese Gibson) evade police.
Chasin Finz Sport Fishing Charter, 1318 N Ocean Dr, Hollywood, FL 33019, USA (Tej’s Garage – Now demolished)
Google Maps Co-ordinates: 26.019889, -80.117248
40 Southwest North River Drive, Miami, FL, USA
Google Maps Co-ordinates: 25.773616, -80.200560
This seafood wholesaler in Miami was the location of the meeting between the cops and Brian and Roman. Unfortunately, the building has since been demolished.
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Director: John Singleton
Run Time: 107m
Age Viewing: 15